The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 6:36 AM

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) " Nepal has celebrated Everest Day by honoring nine Sherpa guides who fixed ropes and dug the route to the summit so hundreds of climbers could scale the world's highest mountain. Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli praised the men at Sunday's ceremony in Kathmandu, where they were presented with bouquets and given checks for 50,000 rupees ($460). The nine Sherpas were the first people to reach the summit on May 11. After they fixed the ropes and dug the route,...

Updated at 6:27 AM

LONDON (AP) " Senior Conservative Party members in Britain have intensified their attacks on Prime Minister David Cameron with an open letter accusing him of misleading the public over immigration. Former London Mayor Boris Johnson and...

Updated at 5:51 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Authorities called off a search along a Northern California creek for a teenager who was last seen being abducted by an armed acquaintance after investigators found no signs of the girl. Authorities have no further...

Updated at 5:48 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Memorials to veterans in a Los Angeles neighborhood and a town in Kentucky, as well as a Civil War veterans cemetery in Virginia, were damaged as the nation prepares to mark Memorial Day, officials said. A Vietnam War...

Updated at 5:26 AM

VERDUN, France (AP) " France's president and Germany's chancellor want their countries' improbable friendship to be a source of hope for today's fractured Europe as they commemorate the centenary of the longest battle of World War I. In...

Updated at 4:38 AM

ATLANTA (AP) " A suspect was arrested after a sheriff's deputy was shot in the face during a traffic stop south of Atlanta, Georgia authorities said. Joe Lee Garrett, 24, was arrested just hours after the shooting happened about 7:30 p.m.

Updated at 4:33 AM

BEIJING (AP) " China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women, putting heavy pressure on clinics and breaking down past sensitivities, and even shame,...

Updated at 4:31 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) " Stephen Curry turned things over to Klay Thompson, and his Splash Brother delivered. And when Curry came on late, the Golden State Warriors were assured at least one more game in their record-setting...

Updated at 4:22 AM

HOUSTON (AP) " At least three people were still missing on Sunday after torrential rain in Texas and Kansas flooded rivers, washed out roads and left four people dead. In Kansas, the search for a missing 11-year-old boy was suspended late...

Posted at 4:00 AM

It's official: Donald Trump will be the Republican presidential nominee this fall. He crested the crucial 1,237-delegate threshold earlier this week in North Dakota, taking what was a near-certainty and turning it into an absolute-certainty.

Updated at 2:57 AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) " Hundreds of family, friends and colleagues remembered a slain Utah rail worker Saturday while also offering forgiveness to his killer. The three sons of 63-year-old Kay Ricks occasionally expressed anger at his death...

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